MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two men were arrested in their vehicle in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center Arby’s 15 minutes after the robbery of a nearby TCF Bank branch in Crystal.
A robber entered the 36th Avenue branch around 1:55 p.m. Sunday and handed a note to the teller threatening violence and demanding cash.READ MORE: CDC Expected To Return To Recommending Indoor Facemasks For Some Amid COVID Surge
The robber left on foot from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 1,000+ New Cases Reported; CDC Expected To Backpedal On Mask Guidelines
A quarter of hour later police arrested Marcus D. Houston, 24, of Chicago, and Tavarus Hardaway, 48, of St. Louis Park, in the parking lot of the Arby’s near Brooklyn Boulevard.
The suspects are being held at the Hennepin County Detention Center.MORE NEWS: Mayo Clinic To Now Also Require Workers Be Vaccinated
The FBI, Brooklyn Center Police Department, Brooklyn Park Police Department, Crystal Police Department, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Robbinsdale Police Department, St. Louis Park Police Department assisted in the suspects’ apprehension.